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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,489
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I used Benjamin Moore's Waterborne Ceiling Paint...

I used Benjamin Moore's Waterborne Ceiling Paint tinted to Black. Me black acoustic panels blend right in, so it's black enough. Took two coats over white primer and covered like a blanket. This...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 11,945
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Not really a spoiler.

Not really a spoiler.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Very close to plug and play other than changing...

Very close to plug and play other than changing the players user controls an adjusting an input on the JVC to their suggested settings.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,944
Views: 414,432
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I wish they would just allow a "native"...

I wish they would just allow a "native" output.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-20-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I had one bought the last week of December and...

I had one bought the last week of December and that didn't work between the Samsung UHD player and my projector (both excluding and including my Marantz AV8802 pre/pro). I then returned it and they...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-20-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I haven't even gotten that far to think about...

I haven't even gotten that far to think about "how" yet :)
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-20-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I've had no luck with two of them, Ralph Potts no...

I've had no luck with two of them, Ralph Potts no luck with Lux brand (same as Cabernet).
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I'd love to go that big, but she wants none of...

I'd love to go that big, but she wants none of it. I may have to take her to Craig's though so she can see it for herself :)



I may take you up on that offer!



My long-term plan is to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
That's in the cards once I get my kids through...

That's in the cards once I get my kids through college. I've got one at UCLA and the other is a Senior in high school. Right now I can't justify the expense to jump up to a 100" screen, which given...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
If it weren't for a couple of windows on my wall,...

If it weren't for a couple of windows on my wall, I'd have at least a 100" screen, but alas, the CFO and Chief Architect (otherwise known as "She Who Must NOT Be Crossed," says I can't remove them to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Your screen and distance is big enough to tell...

Your screen and distance is big enough to tell the difference. I'm watching from 10 feet on a 88" diagonal screen and can see a slight increase in resolution, but it's not as dramatic as if I move...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12,583
Views: 458,497
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Most people sit too far away to notice the...

Most people sit too far away to notice the benefits of 4K over 2K anyway. In my setup, I'd have to sit about 5' away from the screen to notice the bump in resolution, which isn't going to happen.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-18-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Dave Vaughn
It was better than I thought it would be, but...

It was better than I thought it would be, but still not very good. The LFE was pretty impressive though :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-11-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14,721
Views: 909,383
Posted By Dave Vaughn
And what about games that can come with Atmos?

And what about games that can come with Atmos?
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 11,945
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Couldn't agree more with you guys. I've read some...

Couldn't agree more with you guys. I've read some (not all) of the books, but have read the first two and they've captured the prose nearly perfectly. My wife and daughter are HUGE fans of the books...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 579,839
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I would reach out to Ken directly via his...

I would reach out to Ken directly via his website. He may be able to tell you how to ascertain which way to place it.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-05-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Test the menu of the Samsung, play some YouTube...

Test the menu of the Samsung, play some YouTube videos that the player outputs at 60Hz (The Costa Rica 4K video is a good one to use), and then put a movie in. Some will play the movie, but fail on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,944
Views: 414,432
Posted By Dave Vaughn
JVC won't be able to fix it via firmware because...

JVC won't be able to fix it via firmware because they had a problem of bad HDMI syncs at one point and to fix it, they slowed the process down in order to ensure a firm handshake. As Claw states, you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7,944
Views: 414,432
Posted By Dave Vaughn
The JVC line of projectors has a very slow HDMI...

The JVC line of projectors has a very slow HDMI lock. If you don't want to miss anything, hit play, let one second pass, then his the pause key until the picture comes up. The JVC will take 15-20...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11,133
Views: 554,825
Posted By Dave Vaughn
At least measure with a sound pressure meter and...

At least measure with a sound pressure meter and some test tones.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11,133
Views: 554,825
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Try changing to another channel on the amp and...

Try changing to another channel on the amp and see if that particular channel is bad. Also, is there a gain switch on the Crown amps? I recently had an issue with my Parasound 1250 where one of the...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-03-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Dave Vaughn
I did test those...they didn't work for me or...

I did test those...they didn't work for me or Ralph Potts, but they did for another member with the same equipment, so it may be the luck of the draw.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-02-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Dave Vaughn
The original Monoprice cable I tested didn't work...

The original Monoprice cable I tested didn't work and I sent it back to Monoprice a few weeks ago. They sent me a new cable that supposedly has the new chip in it and guess what...it still doesn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11,133
Views: 554,825
Posted By Dave Vaughn
Great to hear! Thanks for your subscription.

Great to hear! Thanks for your subscription.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,133
Views: 554,825
Posted By Dave Vaughn
As a test, I ran the 1250 with my three fronts...

As a test, I ran the 1250 with my three fronts and was blown away with how good they sounded. Extremely powerful and detailed. Richard told me personally to try this out and that's what I did and was...
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